Prof. Dr. R. VAN HEE
•After medical Studies at the State University of Ghent (1960-1967) and ECFMG certificate (USA) in 1967, Bob Van Hee got his surgical training in Breda and Nijmegen (The Netherlands) (1967-1973) and obtained a second MD diploma at the Catholic University of Nijmegen (1973).
• He became Professor of Surgery and Medical History at the University of Antwerp, and was head of department at the Academic Surgical Center Stuivenberg (1994-2008).
• President of the Royal Medical Association of Antwerp (1987-1990), of the Royal Belgian Society for Surgery (1994), of the European Academy of Surgical Sciences (2009-2012) and of the Belgian Association for the History of Hospitals and Care (2006-2013).
• Laureate of several prizes and author of more than 400 publications, of which more than half are on medical history.
•Former editor in chief of Vesalius journal, ISHM periodical.